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- n. Alternative spelling of ifrit.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See afrit.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as afrit.
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This fantasy is set is a world of sultans and sorcerers, jinn and efreet.
The ball of fire rose like an angry efreet, the shards of burning timbers spreading the fires to more buildings.
Hassan had been killed by an efreet, the ghost of the pharaoh; why look for further evidence?
"It was an efreet, an evil spirit," Hassan whispered, rolling his eyes.
Do you know, Cairn, the Sudanese formed the extraordinary opinion that I was an _efreet_, and this strange reputation has followed me right down the Nile.
Instantly as any magician summoning an efreet I was answered.
Scotland Yard had failed to locate the hiding-place of the remarkable and evil man who, like an efreet of Oriental lore, obeyed the talisman of the stolen slipper, striking down whomsoever laid hand upon its sacredness.
I may add that according to my Moslem friend -- who, although a man of great culture, was soaked in the traditions of his religion -- it was none other than a member of the _ginn_, an _efreet_ or evil spirit, and not
Sheikh Abd-Es-Samad said to the efreet: "O thou, I ask thee concerning a thing of which do thou inform us."
The efreet replied: "Ask concerning what thou wilt."
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